Books by Publisher: St Martin's Press

    Polling, Policy, and Public Opinion: The Case Against Heeding the "Voice of the People"

    By Robert Weissberg

    Hardback Save £25.14 = £43.86

    The opinion poll has become commonplace in politics and typically reveals public desires for greater government social welfare assistance, such as more aid for education or health care. Unfortunately, polls usually lack basic economic restraints.

    Popular Piety and Art in the Late Middle Age: Image Worship and Idolatry in England 1350-1500

    By Kathleen Kamerick

    Hardback £42.06

    Addressing the late medieval debate over image worship and the use of religious art to teach unlettered laity their faith, this volume shows how lay people responded to and used holy images in their parish churches, at shrines and in prayer books.

    And the Band Played on: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic

    By Randy Shilts

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

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